Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

Samuel Pillai v. Anathan Pillai

Samuel Pillai v. Anathan Pillai [Section 25(3) of Indian Contract Act, Consideration] FACTS: Administratrix of the deceased whose property was inherited by the defendant entered into an agreement with the latter to convey the title in the property without deducting the debt, which was barred by the limitation, for the promissory note paid by the…

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Combe v. Combe

Combe v. Combe [1951] 2 KB 215 (Consideration—PE—Restraint of Court Proceedings) FACTS: A husband, upon divorce, promised his wife certain sum a year as permanent maintenance. In reliance upon this promise, the wife forbore to apply in the Court for maintenance. The Husband failed to make the payments and Wife sued him on the promise. ISSUES:…

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Wood v. Lucy

Wood v. Lucy 118 N.E. 214 (1917) (Consideration, Implied Promise S.9) Facts: Lucy, a fashion designer, employed Wood who was to have an exclusive right to market her endorsements on products. In return, she was to have one-half of all profits or revenues that are derived from any contracts he might take. Wood accused Lucy…